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Old 10-09-2013, 12:10 PM   #121
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Pan 0.139, which is already in Slackware 14.0 still contains a lot of bugs like this:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=693786

Fix: https://git.gnome.org/browse/pan2/co...a8f17f2f3464c0

Since there has been no Pan release since 15 months, could you include the git-Version into Slackware 14.1?

Also enabling gtkspell support in the Slackbuild would be nice, because gtkspell and enchant are both part of Slackware already.

Edit: Forget it, the git version is even more broken...

Last edited by jtsn; 10-09-2013 at 01:02 PM.
 
Old 10-09-2013, 10:21 PM   #122
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The GRUB package still needs some polish. I generated a configuration using grub-mkconfig with unchanged defaults in /etc/default/grub.

GRUB gettext tries to load /boot/grub/locale/en.mo.gz, which isn't there:

05.png
(You regularly can't see this message, because its only displayed for about 1 millisecond.)

At least on my virtual machine it loads a huge font from /usr/share/grub/fonts/dejavusansmono.pf2 and sets the screen mode to 640x480 by default, so the menu looks like the output of a Commodore VIC-20:

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GRUB's text mode menu assumes, that its terminal is at least 80x24. I think unifont.pf2 should be used, but it isn't there. And should not fonts be loaded from /boot/grub/fonts instead of /usr/share/grub/fonts? Because /usr may not be accessible from a /boot partition.
 
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:19 AM   #123
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Earlier, I used GRUB 1 to Slackware 13.37 and 14.0.
 
Old 10-10-2013, 09:17 AM   #124
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The GRUB package still needs some polish. I generated a configuration using grub-mkconfig with unchanged defaults in /etc/default/grub.
GRUB gettext tries to load /boot/grub/locale/en.mo.gz, which isn't there:
[...]
(You regularly can't see this message, because its only displayed for about 1 millisecond.)
At least on my virtual machine it loads a huge font from /usr/share/grub/fonts/dejavusansmono.pf2 and sets the screen mode to 640x480 by default, so the menu looks like the output of a Commodore VIC-20:
Thank you!
I was wondering about that error message.
And yes, I kept trying to force the resolution and got nowhere.
 
  


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